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Weekly Roundup for MARCH 29, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Most women with depression experience considerable difficulty in making decisions about whether or not to use antidepressant medications during pregnancy. These decisions are very complex, and women must consider their own illness history and personal preferences in the context of available data regarding the reproductive safety of antidepressants.   Simone Vigod and colleagues present preliminary data… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Measles, Agriculture and Carbon Dioxide

1 The following statement is False, having no scientific evidence to support it: Switching to a ketogenic diet can cause a condition known as “keto crotch” “Keto crotch” is fake news, based on a handful of anecdotes from old reddit discussion boards. There is no medical evidence to suggest nutritional ketosis can cause offensive vaginal… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 18, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The first two articles look at the risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children exposed to SSRIs during pregnancy.  We will review these studies in greater detail next week. They both indicate that the use of antidepressants during pregnancy does not increase risk for ASD; however, the studies suggest that the risk of ASD… Read More »